Looking to re-vamp your skincare routine in 2021? Keep your eyes on these five Australian skincare brands!
As we welcome in the new year, there are bound to be some things that need tidying up. The house after Christmas, the pile of clothes falling out your wardrobe and of course, your all important skincare routine.
Nothing screams “new year, new me” like an upgraded skincare routine.
So we have collated a list of the top five skincare brands you should watch in 2021. Whether you’re simply adding more sunscreen to your routine (which you definitely should!), experimenting with serums, or simply finding a moisturiser which will hydrate your face like no other, these five skincare brands are the ones to keep your eye on for that 2021 skincare glow-up!
With over 15 years experience in the skincare industry, you can’t look past the amazing products available from Synergie Skin. Synergie Skin is an Australian made,and cruelty-free brand who owe their magic to their products formulated by biological scientist and cosmetic chemist, Terri Vinson. Founded in 2005, Synergie Skin combines the benefits of both nature and science, with a range of products containing essential topical vitamins to heighten your skin’s confidence. Synergie Skin specialises in targeting all skin concerns and other ailments including acne, anti-aging, dryness, oiliness and hyperpigmentation. They even offer a free online assessment on their website to help you find which of their products will best target your skin concerns – score! If you are looking for a product to get started with at Synergie Skin, why not try their best-seller, the Vitamin B Serum ($115)? It’s a great multitasking serum which enhances skin clarity and luminosity and strengthens the skin against dryness and pigmentation.
Bondi Skin Co.
They might be fairly new to the skincare world, but the team at Bondi Skin Co. has quickly earned their name in men’s skincare. Founded in Bondi in 2020 by three best mates, this brand is committed to simplifying the men’s skincare market and providing simple yet effective serums to prevent anti-aging. Bondi Skin Co. aim to provide quality products which are ethically tested, sustainable and cruelty-free, keeping only the best products in for the best results. If you are new to the range but keen to get started, we recommend trying the Vitamin A Retinoid Serum ($49.95), which helps boost collagen production and facilitate skin cell renewal.
Renowned for high quality serum selection, Boost Lab is definitely a skincare brand to keep your eye on in 2021! Founded by Craig Schweighoffer, a skin-industry expert, Boost Lab was created to provide high quality, targeted serums with active ingredients for everyday people. Boost Lab uses the latest understanding of skin science to create products which are cruelty-free and target a range of skin concerns such as anti-aging, dryness, acne and pigmentation. By creating products which can be seamlessly added to any routine, Boost Lab allows you to bypass those expensive dermal visits and flashy products and say hello to vibrant skin and affordable prices. If you are as keen to get started with Boost Lab as we are, try the AHA Glow Resurfacing Serum ($29.95) which promotes gentle exfoliation, increased cell turnover and reduces inflammation.
When it comes to sun safety in your skincare routine, there is no brand you should sooner turn to than Ultra Violette. Founded in Australia by SPF know-it-alls, Ava Matthews and Bec Jefferd, Ultra Violette aims to provide light-weight, high-quality sun protection for all skin types and occasions. The experts behind Ultra Violette know that UV Rays are the biggest cause of premature aging and have created products to combat this, by creating a cruelty-free formula that is light-weight, oil-free and blends seamlessly under any makeup, so you can say kiss streaking, shiny skin goodbye! If you are trying to ease sunscreen back into your skincare routine, try Ultra Violette’s Queen Screen Luminising Sun Serum ($47) which provides 50+ SPF protection to prevent anti-aging and brighten your skin- without that sticky sunscreen feel!
Peter Thomas Roth
For a natural skincare company which uses rich products and minerals, we recommend you keep a look out for Peter Thomas Roth. Founded by Peter Thomas Roth himself, this brand aims to provide the best tools for combating a range of skin concerns such as acne, anti-aging and sun protection. The secret to Peter Thomas Roth’s success is in the traditional Hungarian philosophies Roth has based his products on. During his time in Hungary, Roth helped his family run spa resorts which used the basic soothing properties of mud and minerals of Hungarian thermal springs to indulge the skin. Now in Australia, Roth has since combined these practices with the latest skin care science to create this range of products which deliver progressive and cutting-edge results. If you are looking to indulge your skin in some Hungarian skincare philosophies with a twist, try the Peter Thomas Roth Hungarian Thermal Water Mineral-Rich Moisturiser ($90) which uses miner-rich thermal water to reduce the look of fine lines, wrinkles, dullness, uneven skin tones and textures.
Wanting to learn more about your skin? Check out Skinformation: The Most Essential Beauty and Skincare Book. Or if you’re looking to incorporate more Aussie-made products, check out The Best Australian Sustainable Beauty Products.